What Documents Do I Need to File for Medicaid?

So, you have decided that you are in need of Medicaid services, but you are not sure where to begin. Aside from contacting an Elder Law Attorney to make sure that you meet the asset and income thresholds set by Medicaid, there are also a number of other items that are required to start the… Read More »

Daily Check-in with Vincent Week 12

Announcing New Videos Daily! Please join Vincent during the week at 10 a.m. Est on Facebook for his three minute “Check in with Vincent” videos. On Wednesday’s, Vincent along with his partners at the Russo Law Group will focus on important legal matters. Daily Check-in with Vincent are available on Facebook, Instagram Youtube and LinkedIn. “Daily… Read More »

What are Special Needs Benefits?

When planning for an individual with special needs, consideration must be given to the individual’s independence and quality of life. Special needs benefits can be in the form of assistance provided by government programs, such as Medicaid, SSI, SSDI, and Medicare. In addition, there are many community organizations that devote themselves and their funds to… Read More »

Daily Check-in with Vincent Week 11

Announcing New Videos Daily! Please join Vincent during the week at 10 a.m. Est on Facebook for his three minute “Check in with Vincent” videos. On Wednesday’s, Vincent along with his partners at the Russo Law Group will focus on important legal matters. Daily Check-in with Vincent are available on Facebook, Instagram Youtube and LinkedIn. “Daily… Read More »

Is your disabled child maximizing his or her Social Security benefits?

In my many years of practice, I have found that not every parent is aware of all of the benefits to which their disabled child may be entitled.  Social Security has additional benefits available to Disabled Adult Children (DAC) who were found to be disabled prior to the age of 22. Qualifications In order to… Read More »

Daily Check-in with Vincent Week 10

Announcing New Videos Daily! Vincent J. Russo is excited to share his online social series of Daily Check-In videos posted on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the coming weeks. Daily Check-in with Vincent are available on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. “Daily Check-in with Vincent” Day 65 – May 26, 2020 Pearls of Wisdom Vincent asks… Read More »

Daily Check-in with Vincent Week 9

Announcing New Videos Daily! Vincent J. Russo is thrilled to announce his online social series of Daily Check-In videos! Daily Check-in with Vincent are available on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. “Daily Check-in with Vincent” Day 57 – May 18, 2020 Just Another Day Today, Vincent thanks the all of the front line worker especially the… Read More »

COVID-19 and Adult Care Facilities

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on adult care facilities, especially in nursing homes. New York Executive Order On May 10, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an Executive Order addressing concerns for the safety of residents in these facilities, which included rules for staff testing and re-admission parameters for a resident that had… Read More »

We Stand in Solidarity During These Difficult Times

We Stand in Solidarity During These Difficult Times A message from our Managing Partner, Vincent J. Russo, Esq. We cannot sit on the sidelines when facing the systemic racism that exists in our country.  We cannot remain silent following the killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Rayshard Brooks, and too many… Read More »

Medicaid and Your Stimulus Check

So, the stimulus checks went out. Now what? For those who received those funds, the hope was that you would be using the funds to help pay for things you need and in turn, that would help the economy. What happens if you are on Medicaid? What happens if you are in a nursing home… Read More »